Tag: Shortland Street

Repressed Memories: Was 2009 Shortland Street’s greatest year ever?

Shocking deaths, forbidden love, multiple Harry Warners and TK in a fedora – revisiting the glory of Shortland Street in 2009.

Fucking? Fecking? Fricking? What did Angry Cop really say on Shortland Street?

The S***off panel of experts with their learned assessments of what was said on the nation’s favourite soap.

The official Spinoff property survey of the Shortland Street suburb of Ferndale

Shortland Street expert Tara Ward finds the best – and worst – places to live in the mythical Auckland suburb of Ferndale.

Which channel wore their returning 7 o’clock show best? 

Last night marked the return of several key shows to the coveted 7 pm time slot, so we deployed our television moles to watch and report back. 

Counting down the top 10 local TV moments of the year

Alex Casey and Calum Henderson count down the top 10 most electric, shambolic and memorable New Zealand television moments of 2017. 

The Shortland Street Christmas cliffhanger just left us at sea

Tara Ward watches the power-chucking, beard-itching, blood-soaked finale to Shortland Street. Contains spoilers. 

My Kitchen Rules NZ: Lucy’s back from the dead to hit on Paleo Pete

It’s out of the instant restaurant frying pan and into the sudden death cook-off fire – and half the Shortland Street cast has come for tea.

New comedy The Vultures: Entitled, greedy, rich – and Māori

Playwright Miria George talks to Leonie Hayden about her new satire of Māori capitalism, and challenging assumptions about what Māori art should be.

The best Shortland Street weddings in the world… EVER!!!

Following last night's love fest, Tara Ward walks back down a very long aisle of dramatic Shortland Street nuptials.

The most memorable sex scenes in New Zealand television history

In this rare Spinoff sealed section, Lucy Zee rounds up some of the most memorable sex scenes in local TV history.

Where are the stars of Being Eve now?

After watching an episode of the slightly weird teen-oriented show while on painkillers (legitimate medical reasons), Sam Brooks goes on an internet investigation to find out what the cast are doing now.

Throwback Thursday: In loving memory of Ride With The Devil

For years Lucy Zee thought maybe she had dreamed a hot and steamy TV series set in Auckland's boy-racer underworld. But it was very real, and there hasn't been anything quite like it since.

The Real Pod: Some angels get their bingo wings at the Shortland Street 25th birthday party

This week we talk The Bachelor NZ's 'Women Tell All', partying up a storm with TK from Shortland Street and John Key's bingo wing-free dab.

The top 10 most popular Shortland Street episodes of all time

Shortland's Street big blowout 25th anniversary might be over, but we're still in the mood to celebrate. From births to deaths, with hostages, heists and cliffhangers aplenty in between, Tara Ward counts down the most-watched Shorty episodes EVER.

WATCH: Here’s all the Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben that didn’t make the cut

In the final episode of Real Talk with Dave, Ben and Cam, we present the glorious outtakes.

Kiwis of Snapchat: The Nick Harrison Fan Club (WATCH)

The 25th anniversary episode of Shortland Street has aired and now Nick Harrison's fans rate the show

WATCH: Shortland Street’s Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss objectification with David Farrier

Today, Shortland Street's Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss the objectification of men.

Real life read: I survived Chris Warner’s disastrous 50th birthday party

Tara Ward recounts the surreal experience of being invited to Chris Warner's intimate 50th birthday shindig – eruptions and all.

WATCH: Shortland Street’s Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss cyclists with David Farrier

Today, Shortland Street's Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss cyclists with David Farrier.

WATCH: Shortland Street’s Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss conspiracy theories with David Farrier

Today, Shortland Street's Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss their favourite conspiracy theories.

Luke Durville (RIP) on what it’s like to die on Shortland Street

What does it feel like when your character is killed off Shortland Street? Gerald Urquhart, aka Luke Durville, comes back from the grave to tell his story.

Where were you the day a deadly volcano erupted on Shortland Street?

Calum Henderson recaps the thrills and spills of Shortland Street's monster 25th anniversary episode.

WATCH: Shortland Street’s Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss outrage culture with David Farrier

Today, Shortland Street stars Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss the culture of outrage with David Farrier.

Group think: Our fondest Shortland Street memories from the last 25 years

We asked Spinoff writers, contributors and pals to share their very favourite Shortland Street moments from 25 rich years of soapy drama.

Yvonne and Ben: Shortland Street’s greatest love of all

Calum Henderson pays tribute to the most beautiful romance storyline of Shortland Street's first 25 years.

We freed the street! The Shortland Street 25th anniversary episode will be un-geoblocked for 48 hours!

Following Gemma Gracewood's call to arms yesterday, Shortland Street have decided to un-geoblock their monster 25th anniversary episode for superfans abroad.

WATCH: Shortland Street’s Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss the internet with David Farrier

Today, Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones discuss the perils of the internet age with David Farrier.

Meet Dr. Mary Tompkins, the unsung hero of Shortland Street

For Shortland Street's 25th anniversary week, Alex Casey interviews the soap's longest serving extra.